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Re: lightweight languages

At 12:21 PM -0500 12/8/01, Dan Weinreb wrote:
 [...a nice summary about APL...]

>APL code takes less time to write and debug than any other
>high level language.

And this scales all the way up to a program whose source
is as big as ... oh, 40 or 50 characters!      :-)
Beyond that, it's line noise.

I think the current state of the art in the descendents of the
APL community are the languages "J" and "K".  See postings by
"Stevan Apter" on comp.lang.misc and comp.lang.apl.  They're
still line noise, but at least now they're ASCII line noise.

"K" documentation can be found here:


 -- Doug